Eino Tamberg

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • We’d Like to Become Human, Op. 110 [Inimeseks tahaks saada op. 110]
    short opera
    2001
    30'
    2 sopranos, mezzo soprano, tenor, bass, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2101, 1+3, piano, strings
    Libretto: Eino Tamberg after Juhan Viiding´s and Tõnis Rätsep´s play "Creatures"
    Fp: April 26, 2002, Estonian National Opera, director Neeme Kuningas, conductor Aivo Välja, soloists: Ivo Kuusk, Teele Jõks, Mart Laur, Janne Shevchenko, Margit Saulep
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Opera
  • Creatures, Op. 88 [Olevused op. 88]
    chamber opera in two acts
    1992
    90'
    2 sopranos, mezzo soprano, tenor, baritone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, percussion, violin, viola, cello
    Text: Juhan Viiding and Tõnis Rätsep
  • The Flight, Op. 68 [Lend op. 68]
    opera in two acts
    Act I:
    Picture 1. Andante espressivo
    Picture 2. Allegro non troppo
    Picture 3. L'istesso tempo
    Picture 4. Andante ad libitum
    Picture 5. Lento
    Picture 6. The Bar. Allegretto
    Picture 7. Andante con moto

    Act II:
    Picture 8. Allegro non troppo
    Picture 9. Lento
    Picture 10. Allegro moderato quasi agitato
    Picture 11. Allegro moderato
    Picture 12. Agitato

    1982-1983
    95'
    soloists, mixed choir, female choir, symphony orchestra: 3111, alto saxophone, 1100, 0+3, harp, celesta, piano, strings
    Libretto: Arvo Valton after Pavel Vezhinov's tale "Barrier"
    Fp: December 30, 1983, “Estonia” Theatre; director Mai Murdmaa, conductor Peeter Lilje, Estonia Theatre’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Leili Tammel/Marika Eensalu (Girl), Ivo Kuusk/Tarmo Sild (Composer), Teo Maiste/Ervin Kärvet (Doctor)
    Manuscript
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, Op. 45
    opera in three acts with epilogue
    1974
    110'
    vocal soloists, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2210, percussion, harp, cembalo, strings
    Libretto: Jaan Kross, based on verse drama of Edmond Rostand (in Estonian)
    Fp: July 2, 1976, Estonia Theatre, director Udo Väljaots, conductor Peeter Lilje, Anu Kaal/Margarita Voites/Maarja Haamer (Roxane), Hendrik Krumm/Rostislav Gurjev (Christian), Teo Maiste/Voldemar Kuslap (Cyrano)
    Commissioned by: Estonia Theatre
    CD Germany: CPO, 2004, Sauli Tiilikainen, Mia Huhta, Mati Kõrts, Jassi Zahharov, Riina Airenne, Orchestra and Chorus of the Estonian National Opera, cond. Paul Mägi
    CD Estonian National Opera (2000); Teo Maiste, Anu Kaal, Hendrik Krumm, Urve Tauts, Orchestra and Chorus of the “Estonia” Theatre, conductor Eri Klas
  • The Iron Home, Op. 23 [Raudne kodu op. 23]
    opera in three acts
    Prologue. Prison Camp
    Overture
    Act I
    Picture I. Sunny Harbor. Ship Prepares to Sail
    Picture II. Ship on the Sea. Moonlit Night. Wheelhouse
    Act II. Harbor Pub "Down the Hatch" in the London Dock's Region
    Act III
    Picture I
    Picture II
    Epilogue

    1964
    110'
    soloists, mixed choir, female choir, male choir, symphony orchestra: 3232, alto saxophone, 4231, 1+2, piano, guitar, harp, strings
    Libretto: Uno Laht after Evald Tammlaan’s play with the same name
    Fp: July 15, 1965, Estonia Theatre, director Udo Väljaots, conductor Neeme Järvi, Urve Tauts/Liidia Panova (Iige), Illart Orav (Peeter), Ülle Ulla/Elonna Spriit (Sally)
    Commissioned by: Estonia Theatre
    CD "Misty Town", Sonnenberg (2017); Ülle Ulla, Estonian National Opera Chorus, Estonian National Opera Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi (only Sally's song "Misty town")
    Manuscript

Operettas

  • Odysseus [Odüsseus]
    operetta in three acts with prologue (youth work)
    1. Prologue
    2. Nausicaa´s Ball Song
    3. Terpandros´s and Nausicaa´s duet
    4. Teachers´ Song
    5. Sirens´ Song
    6. Alcinous´s Tie Aria
    7. Maidens´ Choir
    8. Lysippos
    9. Kryptogeneia´s and Lysippos´s duet
    10. Kryptogeneia´s and Lysippos´s Waltzing Song
    11. Song of Sun and Gold
    12. Pan Lickers´ Song
    13. Praise for Terpandros
    14. Terpandros´s and Nausicaa´s Happy Waltz
    15. Coronation of Terpandros

    1945
    70'
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2122, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, 2211, 1+3, guitar, harp, piano, accordion, strings (transcription for symphony orchestra: Ott Kask)
    Libretto: Kulno Süvalep
    Fp: pupils of Nõmme Gymnasium; 02.03.1946, Nõmme Gymnasium, the 17th anniversary of the school
    Manuscript

Musical and/or drama and/or dance works for stage

  • The Moonshine Oratorio, Op. 17 [Kuupaisteoratoorium op. 17]
    stagey oratorio
    1. This Night
    2. And Now He Flies
    3. Ripening Thought
    4. Herolds
    5. All Things Are Shining
    6. We Are Flesh and Blood
    7. Greenland Sleeps in Permafrost
    8. Great Throw

    1962
    46'
    soprano, baritone, 3 drama actors, mixed choir, ballet group, symphony orchestra: 2222, soprano saxophone in B, 4331, 1+1, piano, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Fp: Lehte Mark (soprano), Teo Maiste (baritone), Linda Rummo, Einari Koppel (narrators), director Voldemar Panso, conductor Erich Kõlar; February 17, 1963, theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, Estonia
    Manuscript

Ballets

  • Through the Looking Glass (Life Dance), Op. 111 [Peegli sisse minek (Elutants) op. 111]
    short ballet
    2001
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 1, alto flute, 222, 4101, 1+3, piano, strings
    Fp: April 26, 2002, Estonian National Opera, director Neeme Kuningas, choreographer Anu Ruusmaa, conductor Aivo Välja
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Opera
  • Joanna Tentata, Op. 37 [Joanna tentata op. 37]
    ballet in three acts
    Act I
    Picture 1. Andante
    Picture 2. Allegretto
    Picture 3. Moderato
    Picture 4. Lento
    Act II
    Picture 5. Andante pastorale, improvirendo e rubato
    Picture 6. Andante con espressione
    Picture 7. Andante semplice
    Picture 8. Lento
    Act III
    Picture 9. Andante con moto
    Picture 10. Allegro vivace
    Picture 11. Andante rigoroso
    Picture 12. Allegro vivace
    Picture 13. Andante teneramente (Listesso tempo)

    1970
    85'
    voice, symphony orchestra: 3232, 4331, 1+3, harp, piano, tape recorder (I, II and III), strings
    Libretto: Mai Murdmaa after Jerzy Iwaszkiewiczi's tale “Mother Joanna of the Angels”
    Fp: January 23, 1971, “Estonia” Theatre, director Mai Murdmaa, conductor Eri Klas, Juta Lehiste/Tiiu Randviir (Joanna), Tiit Härm/Janis Garancis (Suryn)
    Commissioned by: Estonia Theatre
    Manuscript
  • The Boy and the Butterfly, Op. 20 [Poiss ja liblikas op. 20]
    short ballet in one act
    1963
    35'
    symphony orchestra: 3232, alto saxophone, 2220, 1+2, harp, strings
    Libretto: Udo Väljaots after Anton Hansen Tammsaare's short story “The Boy and The Butterfly”
    Fp: November 30, 1963, Estonia Theatre, director Udo Väljaots, conductor Kirill Raudsepp; Jüri Lass/Anton Bome/Endrik Kerge (Boy), Tiiu Randviir/Aime Leis (Butterfly)
    Commissioned by: Estonia Theatre
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Festivo, Op. 134 [Festivo op. 134]
    dedicated to Nikolai Alexeev
    2008
    6'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, percussion (3), strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Toomas Vavilov; September 10, 2008, Tartu Vanemuine Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Festive Music, Op. 117
    2003
    11'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4431, 1+3, strings
    Fp: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi; October 24, 2003, Detroit
    Commissioned by: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Opening Fanfares, Op. 112 [Avafanfaarid op. 112]
    1975/2001
    3'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+4, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts; April 5, 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • dedicated to Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Arvo Volmer
    1998
    23'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+4, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; 16.04.1998, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Five Romances to Poems of Sándor Petőfi Op. 4. Symphony No. 4 Op. 102 (Symphony with the epilogue). Violoncello Concerto Op. 109", Vanemuine (2016); Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi, Jassi Zahharov (baritone), Henry-David Varema (cello)
    Manuscript
  • Celebration Fanfares, Op. 94
    to the celebration of 50th anniversary of UNESCO
    1995
    3'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4431, 1+3, strings
    Fp: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi; October 12, 1995, New York
    Commissioned by: Neeme Järvi and New York Philharmonic Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • 1994
    12'
    symphony orchestra: 2020, 0101, 0+4, piano, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; September 25, 1997, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD “Eino Tamberg”, Antes (2000); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Prelude, Op. 89 [Prelüüd op. 89]
    1993
    11'
    symphony orchestra: 2233, 4231, percussion (1+3), piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; April 15, 1993, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 3, Op. 80 [Sümfoonia nr. 3 op. 80]
    1. Andante con moto
    2. Andante tranquillo
    3. Allegro molto
    1989
    28'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+4, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; November 12, 1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 2, Op. 74 [Sümfoonia nr. 2 op. 74]
    1. Andante non troppo
    2. Largo
    1986
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 4333, 4331, 1+3, harp, piano (celesta), strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; October 23, 1986, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    CD “Eino Tamberg. Orchesterwerke”, Antes (1996); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Pastorale, Op. 70 (I Walked a Long Way on a Shepherd's Path) [Pastoraal op. 70 (Käisin mina kaua karjateeda)]
    1984
    7'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 1000, 0+1, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts; October 1, 2020, Estonia Concert Hall
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 1, Op. 57 [Sümfoonia nr. 1 op. 57]
    1. Moderato. Allegro tranquillo
    2. Lento
    3. Allegro moderato
    1978
    22'
    symphony orchestra: 3233, 4331, 1+5, harp, celesta, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; January 27, 1979, Tallinn
    CD “Eino Tamberg. Orchesterwerke”, Antes (1996); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • October Fanfares, Op. 54 [Oktoobrifanfaarid op. 54]
    festive overture
    1977
    8'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov; November 17, 1977, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Regatta Fanfares [Regatifanfaarid]
    1976
    symphony orchestra: 2322, 4431, 1+3, strings
    Manuscript
  • Suite from the ballet Joanna Tentata, Op. 37a [Süit balletist "Joanna tentata" op. 37a]
    1. The All-possessed Nuns
    2. Round Dance
    3. Chorale
    4. Prayers and Passions
    4a. Pastorale
    5. Feasting People
    6. Phantoms
    7. Transfiguration. Despair
    1972
    28'
    symphony orchestra: 3232, 4331, 1+4, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov; December 17, 1972, Moscow
    FpEst: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; January 11, 1973, Tallinn
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Joanna Tentata", BIS (2010); Residentie Orkest den Haag, conductor Neeme Järvi
    Manuscript
  • Toccata, Op. 31
    1967
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+4, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; December 27, 1967, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Ballet-Symphony, Op. 10
    1. Prelude
    2. Scherzo
    3. Nocturne
    1959
    40'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, alto saxophone, 4220, 1+1, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: Latvian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonids igners; September 21, 1960, Riga, Latvia
    FpEst: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Erich Kõlar; October 7, 1960, Tallinn
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Violin Concerto. Ballet-Symphony", Teater Vanemuine (2010); Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Theatre Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mihkel Kütson
    Manuscript
  • Symphonic Dances, Op. 6 [Sümfoonilised tantsud op. 6]
    1. Allegro giocoso (Moderato)
    2. Andante sostenuto
    3. Allegro giusto e molto marcato
    1957
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, 2331, 1+1, xylophone, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sergei Prokhorov; December 22, 1957, Riga, Latvia
    FpEst: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sergei Prokhorov; April 4, 1958, Tallinn
    CD „Kuuvalgel. Wind Music of Estonia“, Mark Records (2014); CNU Wind Ensemble, conductor Mark U. Reimer (only 1st movement, arr. by Peeter Saan)
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Joanna Tentata", BIS (2010); Residentie Orkest den Haag, conductor Neeme Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Prince Gabriel, Op. 2 [Vürst Gabriel op. 2]
    symphonic suite, from music for the radio-show "Prince Gabriel"
    1. Introduction. Grave lugubre
    2. Burlesque. Allegro rigoroso
    3. Amoroso. Andante parlando ma con tenerezza
    4. Scene and Wedding March. Andante lugubre
    5. Nighttime Attack. Allegro querriero
    6. Finale. Grave lugubre
    1955
    19'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, alto saxophone, 4331, 1+3, piano, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sergei Prokhorov; January 13, 1956, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Prelude and Metamorphosis, Op. 38a [Prelüüd ja metamorfoos op. 38a]
    1998
    5'
    chamber orchestra: 1000, 0000, 0+1, piano, strings
    Fp: Musicians of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; February 28, 1998
    Manuscript
  • Night Songs, Op. 86 [Öölaulud op. 86]
    1. Comes Night
    2. What a Night!
    3. Three Matches
    4. Again I Think About You



    chamber orchestra: 1000, 0000, 0+1, strings
    Manuscript

Works for string orchestra

  • ...And Thus Our Life Will Be Happy [... ja nõnda on meie elu õnnelik]
    Created after the "Theses of Happiness" written by Eino Tamberg and his friends. Timo Steiner's composition of Eino Tamberg's music
    2015
    3'
    string orchestra, fixed media ("Theses of Happiness" read by Eino Tamberg)
    Fp: Tallinn Music High School Symphony orchestra, conductor Edmar Tuul; december 20, 2015, Tallinn House of Blackheads
  • Journey for Strings, Op. 83 [Teekond keelpillidele op. 83]
    1990/1997
    22'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Lyra Borealis, conductor Paavo Järvi; May 15, 1991, Toronto
    FpEst: Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, conductor Aivo Välja; April 12, 1997, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days festival
    Commissioned by: Lyra Borealis
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for wind orchestra

  • Walk with Wind Instruments, Op. 125 [Jalutuskäik puhkpillidega op. 125]
    2006
    wind orchestra
    Fp: Wind Orchestra of heino Eller Tartu Music School, conductor Toomas Vavilov; December 10, 2006, Heino Eller Tartu Music School
    Commissioned by: Heino Eller Tartu Music School

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for flute and orchestra

  • Flute Concerto, Op. 115 [Flöödikontsert op. 115]
    1. Idée fixe (Andante non troppo)
    2. Restlessness (Allegro)
    3. Silence. Passion (Adagio)
    2003
    22'
    solo flute, symphony orchestra: 0020, 0201, 1+1, strings
    Fp: Maarika Järvi (flute), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi; June 28, 2003, David Oistrakh Festival, Pärnu, Estonia
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Musica Triste Op. 85
    1991
    10'
    flute, chamber orchestra: vibraphone or harp, strings
    Fp: Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten; March 22, 1993, Tallinn
    CD “Musica Triste. Estonian Flute Concertos”, Finlandia Records (2002); Maarika Järvi (flute), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for clarinet and orchestra

  • Clarinet Concerto “I(n) D Fixe”, Op. 102 [Klarnetikontsert “I(n) D Fixe” op. 102]
    1. Allegro moderato
    2. Andante con anima
    3. Andante misterioso
    1996
    15'
    clarinet (basset horn), symphony orchestra: 3003, 3331, 1+4, piano, strings
    Fp: Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jüri Alperten; January 23, 1997, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Sentimental Journey with Clarinet, Op. 96 [Tundeline teekond klarnetiga op. 96]
    1. Enterings
    2. Restlessness
    3. Glass Light
    4. Waltz Rised Out of Memories
    5. The Memory of Memory
    1996
    16'
    clarinet in B, symphony orchestra: 0000, 0221, percussion, strings
    Fp: Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts,; April 20, 1996, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    CD Antes (2000); Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for bassoon and orchestra

  • Bassoon Concerto, Op. 108 [Fagotikontsert op. 108]
    1. Perpetuo moto (It Won´t Stop). Vivo
    2. Interludio — La danza irrequieto (Restless Dancing). Allegro irrequieto
    3. Solo (Alone). Lento
    4. Postludio — Perpetuo moto (It Moves Again). Vivo leggiero

    2000
    20'
    bassoon, symphony orchestra: 0040, 0220, 1+3, piano, strings
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Alexeev; April 12, 2002, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Manuscript

Works for saxophone and orchestra

  • Saxophone Concerto, Op. 79 [Saksofonikontsert op. 79]
    1. Allegretto galante
    2. Con moto
    3. Lento. Allegro assai
    1987
    15'
    alto saxophone in Es, symphony orchestra: 4000, 0220, 1+3, strings
    Fp: Villu Veski (saxophone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; May 6, 1988, Tallinn
    CD Antes (2000); Villu Veski (saxophone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for trumpet and orchestra

  • Concertino for Trumpet and Wind Instruments, Op. 129 [Concertino trompetile ja puhkpillidele op. 129]
    2007
    10'
    trumpet, wind orchestra
    Fp: Indrek Vau (trumpet), Police and Border Guard Orchestra, conductor Hando Põldmäe; October 15, 2020, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Concert Hall
    Manuscript
  • Music for Trumpet and String Orchestra, Op. 126 [Muusika trompetile ja keelpilliorkestrile op. 126]
    orchestration of the "Music for Oboe", Op. 35 (1970)
    1. Dialog
    2. Prelüüd
    3. Rondo
    4. Aria
    5. Sonatine
    6. Postlude
    2006
    trumpet, string orchestra
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Trumpet Concertos" (2009). Indrek Vau (trumpet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Spiel, Op. 124 [Mäng op. 124]
    2005
    12'
    solo trumpet, chamber orchestra: percussion, strings
    Fp: Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Kyoto Chamber Orchestra, coonductor Frank Düpree; September 25, 2005, Evangelical Church Weingarten, Weingartner Musiktage Junger Künstler
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Trumpet Concerto No. 2 (Three Preludes and Toccata for Trumpet and Symphony Orchestra), Op. 100 [Trompetikontsert nr. 2 (Kolm prelüüdi ja toccata trompetile ja sümfooniaorkestrile) op. 100]
    1. Preludium I. Pianissimo
    2. Preludium II. Mit Trommelschlag
    3. Preludium III. Con moto
    1997
    19'
    solo trumpet, symphony orchestra: alto flute, 030, 3001, 1+4, piano, strings
    Fp: Matthias Höfs, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Wa-Hui Wang; May 28, 1999, Tampere, Finland
    FpEst: Indrek Vau (trumpet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; March 31, 2006, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Matthias Höfs
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Trumpet Concertos" (2009). Indrek Vau (trumpet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi
    Publisher: Hans Sikorski
  • Trumpet Concerto No. 1, Op. 42 [Trompetikontsert nr. 1 op. 42]
    dedicated to Timofei Aleksandrovich Dokchitser
    1. Andante. Allegro
    2. Lento
    3. Allegro molto
    1972
    15'
    trumpet, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2010, 1+2, xylophone, piano, strings
    Fp: Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet), Moscow Pilharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Kozhukhar; November 21, 1972, Moscow
    FpEst: Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet), Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; October 7, 1973, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Timofei Dokshitser
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Trumpet Concertos" (2009). Indrek Vau (trumpet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi
    CD “Trumpet concertos”, BIS (2002); Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi;
    CD “Trumpet concertos”, Warner (1996), Jouko Harjanne (trumpet), Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pekka Savijoki
    Publisher: Sikorski, Editions Marc Reift
    Manuscript

Works for tuba and orchestra

  • Tuba Concerto, Op. 122 [Tuubakontsert op. 122]
    1. Preludio
    2. Soli
    3. Interludio
    4. Percussioni
    5. Postludio
    2004
    20'
    solo tuba, symphony orchestra: 3020, 0330, 1+3, piano, strings
    Fp: Jens Björn-Larsen, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lev Markiz; April 1, 2005, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for percussion and orchestra

  • 2. Toccata I. Allegro feroce
    2. Soli. Andante non troppo
    3. Intermezzo. Moderato con moto
    4. Toccata II. Allegro
    1994
    18'
    percussion (1+5), symphony orchestra: 0020, alto saxophone, 0220, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ravil Martynov; March 23, 1995, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Violin's Plays With Orchestra, Op. 133 [Viiuli mängud orkestriga op. 133]
    Obligatory piece at the 1st Pärnu Violin Competetion
    2008
    6'
    violin, symphony orchestra: 0100, 2210, percussion, strings
    Fp: May 10, 2008, Pärnu Concert Hall, 1st Pärnu Violin Competition
    Commissioned by: Pärnu Violin Competition
  • Violin Concerto, Op. 64 [Viiulikontsert op. 64]
    1. Con moto
    2. Larghetto
    3. Sostenuto
    1981
    17'
    solo violin, symphony orchestra: 3000, 0300, 1+4, harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Irina Bochkova (violin), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; October 14, 1981, Tallinn
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Violin Concerto. Ballet-Symphony", Teater Vanemuine (2010); Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Theatre Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mihkel Kütson
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Orchesterwerke", Antes (1996); Irina Bochkova (violin), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Distributor: Publication from 1985 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript

Works for cello and orchestra

  • Cello Concerto, Op. 109 [Tšellokontsert op. 109]
    dedicated to Estonian National Opera and conducter Paul Mägi
    2001
    22'
    cello, symphony orchestra: 3233, 4331, 1+4, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Henry-David Varema (violoncello), The Estonian National Opera’s Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; October 18, 2001, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: ´Estonian National Opera
    CD "Viis romanssi Sándor Petöfi luulele op. 4. Sümfoonia nr. 4 op. 102 (Sümfoonia epiloogiga). Tšellokontsert op. 109", Vanemuine (2016); Vanemuise Sümfooniaorkester, dirigent Paul Mägi, Jassi Zahharov (bariton), Henry-David Varema (tšello)
    Manuscript

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Mini-Concerto for Children, Op. 77 [Minikontsert lastele op. 77]
    1986
    6'
    piano, chamber orchestra: 1110, 1100, percussion, strings
    Fp: R. Pruuli (piano), conductor Paul Mägi; October 12, 1988, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Soli e Tutti, Op. 135
    2009
    6'
    4 violins, percussion, string orchestra
    Fp: Orchestra of the summer courses of string instrument players, conductor Mikk Murdvee; July 26, 2009, Haapsalu Cultural Centre, XV International Summer Courses of String Instrument Players in Haapsalu
    Commissioned by: International Summer Courses of String Instrument Players in Haapsalu
    Manuscript
  • Concerto Grosso, Op. 5
    1. Allegro moderato. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro molto, quasi toccata
    1956
    24'
    flute, clarinet, trumpet, alto saxophone, bassoon, piano; chamber orchestra: 1+3, harp, strings
    Fp: State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, conductor Nikolai Anosov; July 10, 1957, Moscow
    FpEst: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sergei Prokhorov; January 10, 1958, Tallinn
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Joanna Tentata", BIS (2010); Residentie Orkest Den Haag, conductor Neeme Järvi
    CD Antes (2000); Mihkel Peäske (flute), Peeter Sarapuu (bassoon), Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Villu Veski (saxophone), Indrek Vau (trumpet), Ivari Ilja (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Vivo e Lento, Op. 106
    2000
    8'
    percussion
    Fp: PaukenfEST Ensemble; May 10,.2000, Festival “Pauken 2000”
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert

Duos

  • A Play with Bass Drum, Op. 136 [Mäng koos suure trummiga op. 136]
    2009
    7'
    cello/bass drum, organ
    Fp: Andres Uibo (organ), Aare Tammesalu (cello/bass drum); September 28, 2009, Anna Church in Mustjala
    CD "Violoncello und Orgel. Werke estnischer Komponisten", Eres (2011). Andres Uibo (organ), Aare Tammesalu (cello, drum)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Trumpet Music, Op. 35/126a [Trompetimuusika op. 35/126a]
    1. Dialogue. Allegro molto
    2. Prelude. Andante con moto
    3. Rondo. Allegretto
    4. Aria. Andante semplice
    5. Sonatine. Allegro
    6. Postlude. Andante

    1970/2006
    trumpet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Dialogues for Violoncello and Piano, Op. 123 [Dialoogid tšellole ja klaverile op. 123]
    2005
    10'
    Fp: Aare Tammesalu (violoncello), Lea Leiten (piano); April 13, 2005, Estonian National Opera Winter Garden, Tallinn, Estonian New Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • Farewell, Op. 77, Nr. 1 [Hüvastijätt op. 77 nr. 1]
    1986
    5'
    oboe, piano
    Commissioned by: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Estonia
    Manuscript
  • Hoots, Op. 77, No. 2 [Huiked op. 77 nr. 2]
    1986
    5'
    bassoon, piano
    Commissioned by: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Estonia
    Manuscript
  • Improvisation, Toccata and Postlude, Op. 63 [Improvisatsioon, tokaata ja postlüüd op. 63]
    1981
    5'
    violin, piano
    Commissioned by: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Estonia
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Distributor: Publication from 1988 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript
  • Music for Oboe, Op. 35 [Muusikat oboele op. 35]
    1. Dialogue (for solo oboe)
    2. Prelude
    3. Rondo
    4. Aria
    5. Sonatina
    1970
    14'
    oboe, piano
    CD „Klassikaraadio Comes to Visit!“, ERR (2015); Ingely Laiv (oboe), Jakob Teppo (piano) (“Aria” only)
    CD “Valitud palad eesti klassikalisest muusikast”, Salva Kindlustus (2003); Kalev Kuljus (oboe), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano) (“Aria” only)
    Publisher: Editions Marc Reift
    Manuscript
  • Rondo, Op. 14
    1961
    5'
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Folk Tune [Rahvaviis]
    arrangement of the "Concerto grosso Op. 5" 1st part "Allegro moderato. Allegro"
    piano or piano in four hands
    Manuscript

Trios

  • Journey with Cello and Percussion, Op. 128 [Teekond tšello ja löökpillidega op. 128]
    Dedicated to Aare Tammesalu
    2007
    9'
    cello, percussion (2 players)
    Fp: Aare Tammesalu (cello), Vambola Krigul (percussion), Anto Õnnis (percussion); June 17, 2007, Tartu St. John’s Church, Estonian Young Composers’ Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Prelude and Metamorphosis, Op. 38 [Prelüüd ja metamorfoos op. 38]
    setting of the piece of the same title for ensemble (1970)
    2000
    4'
    clarinet, cello, piano
    Commissioned by: Reval Ensemble
  • Sonata, Op. 82 [Sonaat op. 82]
    1. Andante con moto
    2. Largo
    3. Ad libitum

    1990
    10'
    trumpet, percussion, piano
    Fp: 1992, Sweden
    Commissioned by: Håkon Hardenberger
    Manuscript
  • Prelude and Metamorphosis, Op. 38 [Prelüüd ja metamorfoos op. 38]
    1. Prelude. Andante maestoso
    2. Metamorphosis. Allegro molto

    1970
    4'
    violin, horn, piano
    Fp: Ines Rannap (violin), Uve Uustalu (horn), Helju Tauk (piano); March 26, 1972, Tallinn; Reval Ensemble (arr. for clarinet, violoncello and piano); September 25, 2000, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Distributor: Publication from 1974 is available in EMIC Music Shop Manuscript

Quartets

  • 2004
    12'
    2 pianos, percussion (2 players)
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos (piano), Toivo Peäske (piano), Vambola Krigul (percussion), Anto Õnnis (percussion); October 27, 2004, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, International Pianists´ Festival “Klaver”
    Commissioned by: International Pianists' Festival "Klaver"
  • The Happy Day of Slumbering Tubas, Op. 114 [Uinuvate tuubade õnnelik päev op. 114]
    2002
    10'
    tuba quartet
  • Piano Quartet, Op. 107 [Klaverikvartett op. 107]
    1. Vivo impetuoso
    2. Lento
    3. Vivo inquieto
    2000
    12'
    flute, clarinet, cello, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble; September 25, 2000, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Reval Ensemble
    Manuscript
  • Motus, Op. 104
    1999
    7'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; March 26, 1999, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union

String quartets

  • String Quartet No. 1 in A Major, Op. 8 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 1 A-duur op. 8]
    1. Allegro quasi allegretto
    2. Passacaglia. Largo
    3. Intermezzo. Andantino scherzando e un poco rubato
    4. Finale. Allegro energico e marcato

    1954/1958
    18'
    string quartet
    Fp: String Quartet of Philharmonic Society of Estonian SSR (Vladimir Alumäe, Endel Lippus, Herbert Laan, August Karjus); November 11, 1958, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Farewell, Op. 130 [Hüvastijätt op. 130]
    2007
    8'30''
    trumpet, string quartet
    Fp: Jaan Ots (trumpet), Amarillys Quartet; December 14, 2007, Estonia Concert Hall
  • Play for Five in Four Acts, Op. 91 [Mäng viiele neljas vaatuses op. 91]
    1. Entrances. Con moto
    2. Idée fixe. Agitato
    3. Nocturne. Largo
    4. Collision. Death of Alto Saxophone. Tender Farewell. Furioso. Lento
    1994
    16'
    saxophone quartet, percussion
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet, Madis Metsamart (percussion); Febraury 7, 1995, Tallinn
    CD “Tallinna Saxophone Quartet Plays Estonian Contemporary Music”, Edition 49 (2003); Tallinn Saxophone Quartet, Madis Metsamart (percussion)
    Publisher: Editions Marc Reift
    Manuscript
  • Music for Five, Op. 86 (Irrequieto e dolce)
    to the Stockholm Chamber Brass
    1992
    12'
    2 trumpets, French horn, trombone, tuba
    Fp: Stockholm Chamber Brass; May 23, 1993, Verona, Italy
    Commissioned by: Stockholm Chamber Brass
    CD “Now”, BIS (2002); Stockholm Chamber Brass
    Publisher: Editions Marc Reift
    Manuscript
  • Waiting, Op. 84
    1991
    13'
    alto flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello
    Fp: Petri Alanko, Kari Kriiku, T. Ferocheb, J. Stozgards, Lea Pekkala; August 21, 1992, Helsinki, Finland
    FpEst: Camerata Tallinn; March 21, 1993, Estonian National Opera Winter Garden, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Helsinki Festival
    CD "10 Years After", Estonian Authors' Society (2003); NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts
    Publisher: Edition 49

Wind quintets

  • Wind Quintet No. 2 “Sheperd's Tunes”, Op.71 [Puhkpillikvintett nr. 2 “Karjaseviisid” op. 71]
    1. Herding Call. Andante con moto
    2. To the Bloom. Moderato
    3. Calling the Cattle Home. Andante
    4. Shepherd's Sunday. Allegretto

    1984
    13'
    wind quintet
    Fp: Jaan Tamm Wind Quintet; February 5, 1987, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Jaan Tamm Wind Quintet
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Wind Quintet No. 1, Op. 50 [Puhkpillikvintett nr. 1 op. 50]
    1. Allegretto
    2. Lento
    3. Sostenuto

    1975
    9'
    wind quintet
    Fp: Jaan Tamm Wind Quintet; May 18, 1976, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Jaan Tamm Wind Quintet
    Publisher: Editions Marc Reift
    Manuscript

Sextets

  • Tuba Meats Harp, Op. 131
    2007
    tuba, harp, saxophone quartet
  • Dancing with Tuba, Op. 105 [Tantsivad tuubaga op. 105]
    2000
    7'
    tuba, clarinet, violin, double bass, piano, percussion
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble; April 26, 2000, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • Desiderium Concordiae, Op.101
    1997
    13'
    alto flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, piano, cello
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; November 28, 1997, NYYD Festival, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    CD “Estonian Contemporary Classics. Estonian Composers I”, Estonian Radio (2001); NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for bassoon

  • Invitation to Dance, Op. 138 [Kutse tantsule op. 138]
    Dedicated to Martin Kuuskmann
    2010
    bassoon
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon); March 24, 2011, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Opera Studio, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Caprice [Kapriis]
    1977
    4'
    bassoon
    Manuscript

Works for piano

  • Nocturne "There is Tenderness, Passion and Mystery in the Night", Op. 99 [Nokturn “Öös on õrnust, on kirge ja salapära” op. 99]
    1996
    6'
    piano
    Fp: Lauri Väinmaa (piano); May 1977, Käina, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Hiiumaa Rudolf Tobias Days
    CD „Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre 90“, ERR, EMTA (2009); Peep Lassmann (piano)
  • Partita, Op. 40 [Partiita op. 40]
    1. Intrada. Allegro leggiero quasi pizzicato
    2. Sarabande and Interlude. Grave
    3. Aria. Andante cantabile
    4. Saltarello. Allegro
    5. Cantus firmus. Moderato

    1971
    9'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Toccata, Op. 40
    1971
    3'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Little Sonatina [Väike sonatiin]
    1956
    piano
    Distributor: Publication from 1956 is available in EMIC Music Shop
  • Sonatine in A minor, Op. 3 [Sonatiin a-moll op. 3]
    1. Moderato molto (Allegro ma non troppo)
    2. Andate quasi adagio
    3. Vivo giocoso

    1955
    11'
    piano
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation, 1956
    Distributor: Publication from 1959 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript
  • Four Pieces [Neli pala]
    1. Greeting
    2. Night Song
    3. Lullaby I
    4. Lullaby II

    1942-1943
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Dream [Unistus]
    1940
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Allegro
    based on Estonian folk tune
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Folk Tune [Rahvaviis]
    arrangement of the "Concerto grosso Op. 5" 1st part "Allegro moderato. Allegro"
    piano or piano in four hands
    Manuscript
  • Moon Is Floating in the Clowds [Kuu ujub pilvedes]
    arrangement of "The Moonshine Oratorio, Op. 17" 1st part "This Night"
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Nocturne [Nokturn]
    arrangement of "Ballet-Symphony, Op. 10" 3rd part "Nocturne"
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Two Folk Tunes [Kaks rahvaviisi]
    1. Waltz. Allegretto
    2. Whistle. Andantino rubato

    piano
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • To Fatherland, Op. 116 [Isamaale op. 116]
    version of the mixed choir song (1955)
    2002
    6'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1, strings
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Fp: The Estonian National Opera’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Eri Klas; February 24, 2003, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Opera
  • A New Foot of Ground for One’s Heart and Thought, Op. 103 [Jalatäis maad mõtte ja südame tarvis op. 103]
    cantata
    1. Getting Under Way
    2. This Country’s Speech
    3. The Viru Oath
    4. Our Daily Bread
    5. Discovering the World
    1998
    16'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 4333, 4331, 1+4, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross, Friedebert Tuglas, Kristjan-Jaak Peterson, Kalju Lepik
    Fp: The XXIII All-Estonian Song Festival, conductor Arvo Volmer; July 3, 1999, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: All-Estonian Song Festival
  • Discovering the World, Op. 93 [Maailma avastamine op. 93]
    cantata
    1995
    14'
    soprano, bass, mixed choir, chamber orchestra: flute, vibraphone, piano, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Fp: Annika Tõnuri (soprano), Rando Piho (bass), Mixed Choir of Estonia Society, orchestra, conductor Peeter Perens; February 21, 1995, Tallinn
  • cantata
    1. To Be Like a Field. Andantino
    2. Something in Us Has Changed. Andante
    3. To Give a Kiss to Bread. Andante religioso
    1986
    13'
    mezzo soprano, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2211, 4210, 1+2, strings
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Fp: Leili Tammel (mezzo soprano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; March 13, 1986, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Ballad of a Soldier, Op. 73 [Ballaad sõdurist op. 73]
    1985
    baritone, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4331, 1+2, piano, strings
    Text: Kalle Muuli
    Fp: Ivo Linna; May 8, 1985, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Home-Coming [Kojutulek]
    short cantata
    1984
    bass, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • People in Soldier´s Coats, Op. 69 [Inimesed sõdurisinelis op. 69]
    cantata
    1983
    5'
    baritone, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Fp: Teo Maiste (baritone), conductor Peeter Saul; September 22, 1983, Tallinn
  • Alma Mater, Op. 67
    cantata, dedicated to the 350th anniversary of University of Tartu
    1982
    12'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4321, 1+2, harp, piano, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Fp: Mati Palm, The Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, Tartu Academic Male Choir, Tartu University Chamber Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, cond. Peeter Lilje; 1982, 350th anniversary celebration of University of Tartu, Estonia
    Commissioned by: University of Tartu
    Manuscript
  • Amores, Op. 65
    oratorio
    1. And Suddenly It's Evening (S. Quasimodo, G. V. Catullus, Sappho, E. Veveris)
    2. Dance (G. Maurer)
    3. Song of Songs
    4. Into the Night the Girls Are Going (R. Tagore, K. Ligi, J. Prévert, V. Aleixandre, A. Kaalep, H. Heine)
    5. Blocked Windows (Z. Rab)
    6. And this Summer Won't Come Again (K. Vala, V. Luik)
    7. Everything Is So Fragile (E. Niit)

    1981
    32'
    mezzo soprano, soprano, tenor, baritone, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 1111, 1100, 1+3, piano, harp, strings
    Text: based on poems written by Salvatore Quasimodo, Gaius Valerius Catullus, Sappho, E. Veveris, G. Maurer, Rabindranath Tagore, Katre Ligi, Jacques Prévert, Vicente Aleixandre, Ain Kaalep, Heinrich Heine, Z. Rab, Katri Vala, Viivi Luik and Ellen Niit
    Fp: Sirje Puura (soprano), Leili Tammel (mezzosoprano), Ivo Kuusk (tenor), Väino Puura (baritone), mixed choir Noorus, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; March 24, 1983, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Vivat “Estonia”, Op. 66
    cantata, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Estonian National Opera
    1981
    6'
    6 vocal soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3223, 4221, 1+3, piano, harp, strings
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Estonia Theatre, conductor Eri Klas; October 25, 1981, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonia Theatre
    Manuscript
  • To the Music, Op. 60 [Muusikale op. 60]
    cantata, dedicated to Tallinn Conservatory's (Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre) 60th anniversary
    1. Andante con moto
    2. Allegro non troppo
    3. Andante con moto

    1979
    12'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2220, 1+1, celesta, harp, strings
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Fp: December 1, 1979, conductor Roman Matsov
    Manuscript
  • Victory Fanfares, Op. 46 [Võidufanfaarid op. 46]
    cantata
    1975
    7'
    bass, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+3, strings
    Text: Uno Laht
    Fp: Teo Maiste, Male Choir and Female Choir of Estonian Academy of Sciences, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov; May 8, 1975, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • The Moonshine Oratorio, Op. 17 [Kuupaisteoratoorium op. 17]
    stagey oratorio
    1. This Night
    2. And Now He Flies
    3. Ripening Thought
    4. Herolds
    5. All Things Are Shining
    6. We Are Flesh and Blood
    7. Greenland Sleeps in Permafrost
    8. Great Throw

    1962
    46'
    soprano, baritone, 3 drama actors, mixed choir, ballet group, symphony orchestra: 2222, soprano saxophone in B, 4331, 1+1, piano, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Fp: Lehte Mark (soprano), Teo Maiste (baritone), Linda Rummo, Einari Koppel (narrators), director Voldemar Panso, conductor Erich Kõlar; February 17, 1963, theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, Estonia
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and orchestra

  • Anthology of the Love, Op. 118 [Armastuse antoloogia op. 118]
    cantata
    1. Nothing Stops Love (Matthias Claudius, Louise Labe, Paul Fleming, Pierre de Ronsard, Jeanne- Pierre Claris de Florian)
    2. Girl´s Heart (Hando Runnel, Doris Kareva, Aime Hansen, Eeva Park)
    3. But Smile Stays (Doris Kareva, Vladimir Holan, Karl Ristikivi)
    4. Honour and Shame. Death and Love (Hendrik Visnapuu, Katre Ligi, Matthias Claudius)

    2003
    17'
    mezzo soprano, female choir, symphony orchestra: 1011, 1100, 0+1, strings (or string quintet)
    Text: Matthias Claudius, Louise Labe, Paul Fleming, Pierre de Ronsard, Jeanne- Pierre Claris de Florian, Hando Runnel, Doris Kareva, Aime Hansen, Eeva Park, Vladimir Holan, Karl Ristikivi, Henrik Visnapuu, Katre Ligi (in Estonian)
    Fp: Helen Lokuta (mezzosoprano), Reval Ensemble, female section of the chamber choir Voces Musicales, conductor Toomas Vavilov; April 13, 2005, Tallinn, Estonian New Music Days Festival
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • King Oedipus, Op. 11 [Kuningas Oidipus op. 11]
    suite
    1. Introduction
    2. The First Chorus: You I´m Calling for Help
    3. The Second Chorus: I´m Terrified
    4. Interlude
    5. The Third Chorus: Maybe I Have Knowledge Too
    6. The Fourth Chorus: What Did I Hear Now
    7. Final Chorus: People of Native Town Thebes, Look, this Is Oedipus
    1964
    male choir, symphony orchestra: 3333, soprano saxophone, 0330, 1+1, harp, strings
    Text: Sophocles "Oedipus Rex" (translated by Ain Kaalep and Ülo Tarpats)
    Fp: February 28, 1965, conductor Eri Klas
    Manuscript

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and orchestra

  • For the Liberty of the Nation, Op.1 [Rahva vabaduse eest Op. 1]
    oratorio
    1. Oppressed Nation. Revolution. Andante quasi adagio
    2. Lullaby. Andante con moto
    3. Demonstration. Andante
    4. Monologue in the Prison. Finale. Adagio
    1954
    46'
    soprano, baritone, mixed choir, female choir, male choir, symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+2, celesta, harp, strings
    Text: Kulno Süvalep
    Fp: Jenny Siimon (mezzosoprano), Tiit Kuusik (baritone), Mixed Choir of Estonian Radio, Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sergei Prokhorov; February 3, 1956, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • "Choir of the Angels" from feature film "On the Earth" ("The New Old Heathen of Hell") ["Inglite koor" mängufilmist "Maa peal" ("Põrgupõhja uus vanapagan")]
    female choir, harp
    Text: Martin Luther
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Song of a Distant Home [Laul kaugest kodust]
    from feature film "People in Soldier's Coats"
    male choir or male ensemble, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • Six Children's Songs, Op. 48 [Kuus lastelaulu op. 48]
    1. Dwarf (Eno Raud)
    2. Immortality (Mart Raud)
    3. Spring Bell (Helvi Jürisson)
    4. Hurry, Spring, Hurry (Heljo Mänd)
    5. Wheel-song (Mart Raud)
    6. Dance Waltz with Me (Swiss children's song, translated by Heljo Mänd)
    1975
    voice or children's choir; piano or instrumental ensemble: 2 soprano recorders, alto recorder, tenor recorder, chime (soprano and alto), xylophone (soprano and 2 altos), 2 guitars, triangle, tambourine, 2 drums, rattle, bass (cello)
    Text: Eno Raud, Heljo Mänd, Mart Raud, Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • At the Tomb of the Heroes [Kangelaskalmul]
    children's choir, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • During Sowing [Külvi ajal]
    children´s choir or ensemble, piano
    Text: Paul Viiding
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    children´s choir or ensemble, piano
    Text: Paul Haavaoks
    Manuscript
  • Snowball Fight [Lumesõda]
    choir, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript

Works for boys’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Boys and Fathers [Poisid ja isad]
    boys´ choir, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Girls and Boys [Tüdrukud ja poisid]
    boys´ choir, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Canto, Op. 127
    2008
    10'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra: 0010, altosaxophone, 2121, percussion, strings
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; April 4, 2008, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Snow Tree [Lumepuu]
    2008
    10'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra
    Text: Kalju Lepik, Juhan Viiding, Ene Mihkleson
    Fp: Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; April 4, 2008, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • 2004
    10'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Text: Lydia Koidula
    Fp: Karmen Puis (mezzo soprano), Symphony Orchestra of the Vanemuine Theatre, conductor Hendrik Vestmann; February 23, 2005, Tartu, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Vanemuine Theatre
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • In Spe “Estonia”, Op. 97
    1996
    14'
    mezzo soprano, vocal ensemble (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), symphony orchestra: 3223, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Pirjo Levandi (soprano), The Estonian National Opera’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Paul Mägi; September 29, 1996, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Theatre Estonia
  • Touching, Op. 81 [Puudutused op. 81]
    vocal cycle
    1. Love Has Unexpected Ways. Andante con moto
    2. And the Music Is Playing. Con passione
    3. This Girl Won´t Come Anymore. Lento
    4. When the Fall Is Lived Through till Death. Andante

    1990
    22'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra: 2010, 1100, 1+4, piano, strings
    Text: Doris Kareva
    Fp: Marika Eensalu (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; May 27, 1990, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Five Romances on Sandor Petöf's Poems, Op. 4 [Viis romanssi Sandor Petöfi sõnadele op. 4]
    orchestral version of the vocal cycle with the same name
    1. Low Lies the Lap of the Cloud
    2. Wind Takes Away a Petal from the Bloom
    3. Out from the Window
    4. Spring and Fall
    5. My Songs

    1955/1988
    baritone, symphony orchestra: 1110, 1200, 0+1, piano, strings
    Text: Sándor Petöfi
    CD "Eino Tamberg. Five Romances to Poems of Sándor Petőfi Op. 4. Symphony No. 4 Op. 102 (Symphony with the epilogue). Violoncello Concerto Op. 109", Vanemuine (2016); Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi, Jassi Zahharov (baritone), Henry-David Varema (cello)
    Manuscript
  • The Earth Must Bear Fruit, Op. 78 [Maa vilja kandma peab op. 78]
    cantata, written for mezzo soprano Leili Tammel
    1987
    6'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra: 2222, 1110, 1+2, piano, strings
    Text: Paul Éluard
    Fp: Leili Tammel (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vello Pähn; May 29, 1987, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Voice and Orchestra, Op. 72 [Kontsert häälele ja orkestrile op. 72]
    1. Andante con moto
    2. Sostenuto
    1985
    10'
    mezzo soprano, symphony orchestra: 1122, 2220, 1+2, piano, harp, strings
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Leili Tammel (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; September 15, 1986, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • A Song for Africa, Op. 15 [Laul Aafrikale op. 15]
    poem
    1961
    5'
    male choir, percussion
    Text: Lilinhu Mikaya, translated into by Debora Vaarandi
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Harald Uibo; November 3, 1962, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • How the Christmas Tree Was Found [Kuidas leiti nääripuu]
    music for children
    1953
    7'
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Three Simple Songs on Poems by Viivi Luik, Op. 76 [Kolm lihtsat laulu Viivi Luige luulele op. 76]
    vocal cycle
    1. A Verse from an Old Song
    2. Take Home the Butterfly
    3. Look into My Eyes if You Want
    1986
    6'
    mezzo soprano, piano
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Fp: Marika Eensalu (mezzo soprano), Viive Pajuri (piano); May 16, 1987, Tallinn
    CD „Urve Tauts“, Urve Tauts (2014); Urve Tauts (voice), Tarmo Eespere (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Six Children's Songs, Op. 48 [Kuus lastelaulu op. 48]
    1. Dwarf (Eno Raud)
    2. Immortality (Mart Raud)
    3. Spring Bell (Helvi Jürisson)
    4. Hurry, Spring, Hurry (Heljo Mänd)
    5. Wheel-song (Mart Raud)
    6. Dance Waltz with Me (Swiss children's song, translated by Heljo Mänd)
    1975
    voice or children's choir; piano or instrumental ensemble: 2 soprano recorders, alto recorder, tenor recorder, chime (soprano and alto), xylophone (soprano and 2 altos), 2 guitars, triangle, tambourine, 2 drums, rattle, bass (cello)
    Text: Eno Raud, Heljo Mänd, Mart Raud, Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Village Swing Swung [Külakiik kiikus]
    1967
    2'
    baritone, piano
    Text: Aleksander Suuman
    Manuscript
  • Five Romances to Poems by Sandor Petöfi, Op. 4 [Viis romanssi Sandor Petöfi sõnadele op. 4]
    vocal cycle
    1. Low Lies the Lap of the Cloud
    2. Wind Takes Away a Petal from the Bloom
    3. Gaping out from Window
    4. Spring and Fall
    5. My Songs
    1955
    16'
    baritone, piano
    Text: Sándor Petöfi
    Fp: Tiit Kuusik
    CD “Valitud palad eesti klassikalisest muusikast”, Salva Kindlustus (2003); Georg Ots (baritone), Eugen Kelder (piano) (only “Wind Takes Away a Petal from the Bloom”)
    CD “Georg Ots. Soololaulud. Estraadilaulud” [Georg Ots. Solo Songs. Popular Songs”], Estonian Radio (2001); Georg Ots (baritone), Eugen Kelder (piano)
    CD “Eesti Muusika II. Eesti Muusikaadadeemia 80”, Eesti Raadio (1999); Georg Ots (baritone), Eugen Kelder (piano)
    CD “Metsateel. Eesti soololaule” [“On the Woodpath. Estonian Solo Songs”], Forte (1998); Tiit Kuusik (baritone), Valdur Roots (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Cradle Song [Kätkilaul]
    1946
    4'
    voice, piano
    Text: Friedebert Tuglas
  • Late Awakening [Hiline ärkamine]
    1945
    4'
    voice, piano
    Text: Bernhard Kangro
  • Lullaby [Unelaul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Leili Andre
    Manuscript
  • Song about Stalin [Laul Stalinist]
    voice, piano
    Text: Mikhail Isakovsky, translated by Kulno Süvalep
    Manuscript
  • Song for Old School [Laul vanale koolile]
    voice, piano
    Text: Kulno Süvalep
    Manuscript
  • Song of a Distant Home [Laul kaugest kodust]
    from feature film "People in Soldier's Coats"
    male choir or male ensemble, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and other instrument(s)

  • Mirror Tricks, op. 137 [Peeglitrikid, op. 137]
    Dedicated to Maire
    1. Mirror Tricks
    2. There Is Mint's Aroma in the World
    3. The Love Is an Idea
    2010
    6'
    mezzo soprano, flute, percussion, cello
    Text: Margaret Atwood, Viivi Luik, Doris Kareva
    Fp: From video: Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Madis Metsamart (percussion); March 24, 2011, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Opera Studio, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Spells, Op. 119 [Loitsud op. 119]
    2004
    9'
    mezzo soprano, percussion, piano
    Text: Zsuzsa Rab, Doris Kareva, Mari Vallisoo
    Fp: Iris Oja (vocal and percussion), Mati Mikalai (piano); April 19, 2003, Chamber Hall of Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • Memories of Father, Op. 113 [Mälestusi isast op. 113]
    2002
    reciter, soprano, flute, guitar
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Fp: Mikk Mikiver (narrator), Kaia Urb (soprano), Ann Õun (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar); April 6, 2002, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • You Are Ebon, My Love, Op. 95 [Mu armastus, sa oled eebenmust op. 95]
    vocal cycle
    1. Introduction
    2. Dances (Malagasian poet Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, transl. by Jaan Kaplinski)
    3. In that celestial moment (Ghanian poet Dei Ananq, transl. by Paul-Erik Rummo)
    4. Dark night (Senegalian poet Birqgo Diop, transl. by Ain Kaalep; Kongo poet Antoine-Roger Bolamba, transl. by Eerik Teder)
    5. My love (Nigerian poetess Faustina Nwahi Ezonini, transl. by Andres Ehin)
    6. River (Ghanian poet Andrew Amankuva Opoku, transl. by Andres Ehin)
    1995
    16'
    mezzo soprano, saxophone quartet, bongos
    Text: African poets Jean-Joseph, Rabearivelo Dei Ananq, Birqgo Diop, Antoine-Roger Bolamba, Faustina Nwahi Ezonini, Andrew Amankuva Opoku (in Estonian)
    Fp: Annika Tõnuri (soprano), Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; February 20, 1996, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet
  • Night Songs, Op. 86 [Öölaulud op. 86]
    vocal cycle
    1. Comes Night, Comes Spring (Katre Ligi)
    2. Grand Flutes (Katri Vala)
    3. What a Night! (Marie Under)
    4. Three Matches One by One (Jacques Prevert)
    5. At Night in Your Bed (Octavio Paz)
    6. Oh, Moon! (Katri Vala)
    7. Again I Think About You (Doris Kareva)
    8. In Fruits the Summer Days Are Burning (Katri Vala)
    1992
    26'
    mezzo soprano, flute, violin, guitar
    Text: Katre Ligi, Katri Vala, Marie Under, Jacques Prevert, Octavio Paz, Doris Kareva (in Estonian)
    Fp: Leili Tammel (mezzo soprano), Camerata Tallinn; November 25, 1992, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Camerata Tallinn
    CD "Igatsus", K. Urb, H. Mätlik (2012). Kaia Urb (soprano), Heiki Mätlik (guitar) (movements 3, 4 and 7 only)
    CD “Kaia Urb, soprano, Heiki Mätlik, guitar”, K. Urb, H. Mätlik (1998); Kaia Urb (soprano), Heiki Mätlik (guitar) (movements 3, 4 and 7 only)
    Manuscript
  • Soulful Songs, Op. 58 [Hingelised laulud op. 58]
    vocal cycle
    1. Song of Tethers
    2. Song of Haven
    3. Song of Yearning
    4. The Pain Can Be Wiser (Conciliation Song)

    1978
    6'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Jaan Kaplinski
    Manuscript
  • Six Children's Songs, Op. 48 [Kuus lastelaulu op. 48]
    1. Dwarf (Eno Raud)
    2. Immortality (Mart Raud)
    3. Spring Bell (Helvi Jürisson)
    4. Hurry, Spring, Hurry (Heljo Mänd)
    5. Wheel-song (Mart Raud)
    6. Dance Waltz with Me (Swiss children's song, translated by Heljo Mänd)
    1975
    voice or children's choir; piano or instrumental ensemble: 2 soprano recorders, alto recorder, tenor recorder, chime (soprano and alto), xylophone (soprano and 2 altos), 2 guitars, triangle, tambourine, 2 drums, rattle, bass (cello)
    Text: Eno Raud, Heljo Mänd, Mart Raud, Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Two parts from oratorio "Amores" [Kaks osa oratooriumist "Amores"]
    arrangement after 3rd and 6th part from oratorio with the same title
    1. Song of Songs
    2. And This Summer Won't Come Again (Katri Vala, Viivi Luik)

    soprano, mezzo soprano, baritone, instrumental ensemble: flute, French horn, piano, 1st and 2nd violin, viola, cello
    Text: Katri Vala, Viivi Luik
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Sail Spell [Purjeloits]
    1979
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Greeting Song, Op. 55 [Teretuslaul op. 55]
    cantata
    1. Greeting Song
    2. Song of Earth
    3. Song of Harvest
    4. Greeting Song
    1977
    7'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Fp: Mixed Choir of Estonian Radio, conductor Ants Üleoja; September 4, 1978, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Homeland’s Earth [Kodumuld]
    1967
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Serenade [Serenaad]
    1967
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Silva Kaputikjan, translated by Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Grace [Arm]
    1966
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Janis Rainis
    Manuscript
  • A Little Song [Üks väikene laul]
    1965
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    CD "Läbilõige: Noorus 50", Segakoor Noorus (2009); Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Maie Kivita
    Manuscript
  • Let the Time Fly [Las lendab aeg]
    1965
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Stepan Shchipachev
  • Morning [Hommik]
    1964
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Harald Suislepp
    Manuscript
  • Mother´s Hands [Ema käed]
    1963
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Maksim Tank
    Fp: 1964, Folk Creation House, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Rafter Party Song [Sarikapeo laul]
    1963
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • I Believe the Party [Parteisse usun]
    1961
    mixed choir
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • To the Fatherland [Isamaale]
    1955
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Fp: November 22, 1956, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Song about Stalin [Laul Stalinist]
    1950
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Mikhail Isakovsky
  • Face for Tomorrow [Ainult homse jaoks on meil nägu]
    mixed choir
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Manuscript

Works for female choir a cappella

  • At the Tomb of the Heroes [Kangelaskalmul]
    1969
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Ralf Parve
  • Where Are We Going at Nightfall [Kuhu me läheme vastu ööda]
    1964
    3'
    female choir
    Text: folklore
  • Let's Go Listen to the Moon [Lähme kuuda kuulamaie]
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Years Have Wings [Aastatel on tiivad]
    female choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript

Works for male choir a cappella

  • We Have No Unknown Soldiers [Pole tundmatuid sõdureid meil]
    1977
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Mikhail Dudin, transalted by Valeria Villandi (in Estonian)
    Manuscript
  • Face for Tomorrow [Ainult homse jaoks on meil nägu]
    1975
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Jaan Kross
  • Immortality [Surematus]
    1975
    4'
    male choir
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • Fishmen´s Song [Kalurite laul]
    1952
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript
  • Of Land and People [Maast ja rahvast]
    male choir
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • The Seasons, Op. 61 [Aastaajad op. 61]
    choral cycle
    1. The Snow Came Down
    2. The Birds
    3. March
    4. April Morning
    5. Fair Weathers of May
    6. Willow Whistle Play
    7. Flower-song
    8. Summer
    9. August
    10. To the School
    11. Autumn Song
    12. Christmas Posts
    1979
    19'
    children's choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Fp: ´Children´s choir Ellerhein, conductor Heino Kaljuste; May 28, 1980, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Let’s Sing! [Kõlagu laulud]
    1969
    2'
    children's choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Serenade for Mother [Serenaad emale]
    1969
    3'
    children´s choir
    Text: Ira Lember
    Manuscript
  • Wind Blows in the Flags [Tuul puhub lippudes]
    pioneer song
    1969
    2'
    children's choir or boys' choir
    Text: Ralf Parve
    CD „...südames sügaval. Juhatab Uno Järvela“, Eesti Kooriühing (2016); Boys Choir of Jaan Tomp Culture Palace, conductor Uno Järvela
    Manuscript
  • Play [Pillimäng]
    1966
    2'
    children's choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Waltz of Wishes [Soovide valss]
    1966
    3'
    children's choir
    Text: Urve Buschman
    Fp: II Youth Song and Dance Festival, 1967, Tallinn
  • Vernal Songs [Kevadised laulud]
    choral cycle
    1. The Lark
    2. In a spring month
    3. Forget-me-not flowers
    4. Columbine
    1964
    6'
    children's choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • An Instrument for Every Child [Igal lapsel oma pill]
    1'
    children's choir
    Text: Uno Leies
    Manuscript
  • Clock Song [Kellalaul]
    children's choir
    Text: Uno Leies
    Manuscript
  • Immortality [Surematus]
    children's choir
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • Snowstorm Boys [Tuisupoisid]
    children's choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Song of a Fish and a Bird [Laul kalakesest ja linnukesest]
    children´s choir
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript

Works for boys’ choir a cappella

  • Wind Blows in the Flags [Tuul puhub lippudes]
    pioneer song
    1969
    2'
    children's choir or boys' choir
    Text: Ralf Parve
    CD „...südames sügaval. Juhatab Uno Järvela“, Eesti Kooriühing (2016); Boys Choir of Jaan Tomp Culture Palace, conductor Uno Järvela
    Manuscript

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Fly, My Thought [Lenda, mu mõte]
    1988
    voice, piano
    Text: Erika Esop
    Manuscript
  • Summer [Suvi]
    1987
    voice, piano
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Manuscript
  • There are Very Good Smells in Our Kitchen [Me köögis on väga head lõhnad]
    1987
    voice, piano
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Manuscript
  • Four Songs for Children, Op. 59 [Neli lastelaulu op. 59]
    1. Cat Song
    2. Shop Song
    3. Pioneer Is a Brave Wanderer
    4. Summer Night Song

    1979
    voice, orchestra: 2131, alto saxophone in Es, 2200, guitar, 0+2, strings
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Songs for Children, Op. 59 [Laule lastele op. 59]
    1. Bear’s Song of Winter
    2. Snow-ball Fight
    3. The Song of May
    4. Hop
    5. Skipping-rope Song
    6. If a Child Doesn´t Have a Pet
    7. Cat Song
    8. Shop Song
    9. Girls and Boys
    10. Boys´ Song
    11. The Pioneer Is a Brave Wanderer

    1979
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Nine Songs for Children, Op. 52 [Üheksa laulu lastele op. 52]
    1. The Last Witch (Erika Esop)
    2. The Christmas Tree Came Over (Heljo Mänd)
    3. The Baker's Gingerbread (Erika Esop)
    4. Ten Young Cocks (Erika Esop)
    5. Candles Are Shining on a Fir-tree (Ellen Niit)
    6. Sweet Fingers (Jaan Kaplinski)
    7. Tickle Song (Jaan Kaplinski)
    8. Starlet's Bed Story (Jaan Kaplinski)
    9. Getting into a Bath Song (Paul-Eerik Rummo)
    1976
    9'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Heljo Mänd, Erika Esop, Ellen Niit, Jaan Kaplinski, Paul-Eerik Rummo
     “Getting into a bath song” on CD "I don't want to go to sleep yet" [“Mina ei taha veel magama jääda”], Hitivabrik (2003); Estonian Radio Children’s Ensemble, conductor Eda Neider
    “Sweet fingers” on CD "Sing-Carousel. Estonian best singers at the age of 3-7" [“Laulukarussellike 2001. Eesti parimad 3–7 aastased lauljad”], KC Distribution (2001); P. Müür
    Manuscript
  • Six Children's Songs, Op. 48 [Kuus lastelaulu op. 48]
    1. Dwarf (Eno Raud)
    2. Immortality (Mart Raud)
    3. Spring Bell (Helvi Jürisson)
    4. Hurry, Spring, Hurry (Heljo Mänd)
    5. Wheel-song (Mart Raud)
    6. Dance Waltz with Me (Swiss children's song, translated by Heljo Mänd)
    1975
    voice or children's choir; piano or instrumental ensemble: 2 soprano recorders, alto recorder, tenor recorder, chime (soprano and alto), xylophone (soprano and 2 altos), 2 guitars, triangle, tambourine, 2 drums, rattle, bass (cello)
    Text: Eno Raud, Heljo Mänd, Mart Raud, Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Morning in May [Maihommik]
    1973
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Valeeria Villandi
    Manuscript
  • Six Songs for Children on Old Modes, Op. 33 [Kuus lastelaulu vanadele helilaadidele op. 33]
    1. Violet's Eyes (Ionic) (Ellen Niit)
    2. Sauerkraut's Head (Doric) (Ellen Niit)
    3. Heavy Bag (Phrygian) (Ellen Niit)
    4. Headstand (Lydian) (Ellen Niit)
    5. Hello, White Butterflies (Mixolydian) (Juta Kaidla)
    6. Dress Became Little (Aeolian) (Ellen Niit)
    1968
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Ellen Niit, Juta Kaidla
    Manuscript
  • Snowman's Jenka [Lumememme jenka]
    1967
    voice, piano
    Text: Olivia Saar
    Manuscript
  • Six Songs for Children, Op. 26 [Kuus laulu lastele op. 26]
    1. My Job (Heljo Mänd)
    2. The Lamb Is Dancing (Heljo Mänd)
    3. What Am I to Mamma (Heljo Mänd)
    4. Ladybird (folklore)
    5. Sleepyhead (Kalju Kangur)
    6. Christmas Tree (Georgi Graubin)
    1965
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd, Kalju Kangur, Georgi Graubin, folklore
    Manuscript
  • Five Songs for Children [Viis laulu lastele]
    1. Salute
    2. Flag
    3. Who Has Four Beautiful Dresses
    4. Subway
    5. Not Here, Not There

    1964
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Uno Leies
    Manuscript
  • I Work While Singing [Laulu lüües teen ma tööd]
    1964
    voice, piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Seven Little Songs for Children, Op. 21 [Seitse laulukest lastele op. 21]
    1. The City Decorator
    2. Women's Day Flower
    3. Glove Knitting Song
    4. Bear Cub Has No Pants
    5. Mouse's Jumping
    6. Lullaby with Telephone
    7. The Young Naturalists' Song
    1964
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    "Bear cub has no pants” on CD "I don't want to go to sleep yet" [“Mina ei taha veel magama jääda”], Hitivabrik (2003); Estonian Radio Children’s Ensemble, conductor Eda Neider
    Manuscript
  • Summer Came [Suvi tuli]
    1964
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
    Manuscript
  • Dance Song [Tantsulaul]
    1963
    voice, piano
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • Song of Sadness [Kurbuse laul]
    1963
    voice, piano
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • Five Songs for Children, Op. 19 [Viis laulu lastele op. 19]
    1. Cuckoo
    2. Teddy Bear's Lullaby
    3. Swallow's Christmas
    4. The Wolves Went to Visit
    5. Young Giraffe Got Mumps
    1962
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    “Bear cub´s lullaby” on CD-s:
    CD "Uinu, mu kallis", Rahumeel (2010); Helen Ili (flute), Ardo Västrik (cello), KAtri Rebane (piano), Peeter Rebane
    CD "Lapsepõlve laulud", NRK Events (2009); Noorkuu
    CD ” I don’t want to go to sleep yet” [“Mina ei taha veel magama jääda”], Hitivabrik (2003); Estonian Radio Children’s Ensemble, conductor Eda Neider
    CD “Children’s birthday” [“Laste sünnipäev”], Hitivabrik (2001); M. Potissepp and H. Joost
    CD “Entel Tentel Trika Trei”, Forte (1998)
    CD “Best Songs of Entel-Tentel Contest” [“Entel-tenteli parimad laulud”], Estonian TV (1998); Margot Kvelstein
    Publisher: Estonian Choral Association (Bear cub's lullaby, arrangement for children's choir)
    Manuscript
  • 10 Children's Songs, Op. 52 [10 lastelaulu op. 52]
    1. Bathing Song (Paul-Eerik Rummo)
    2. Sweet Fingers (Jaan Kaplinski)
    3. Tickle Song (Jaan Kaplinski)
    4. The Baker's Gingerbread (Erika Esop)
    5. The Christmas Tree Came Over (Heljo Mänd)
    6. Starlet's Bed Story (Jaan Kaplinski)
    7. Cat Song (Ellen Niit)
    8. Shop Song (Ellen Niit)
    9. The Pioneer Is a Brave Wanderer (Ellen Niit)
    10. Summer Night Song (Ellen Niit)

    voice, light music orchestra: 2131, 2200, 0+2, guitar, strings
    Text: Paul-Eerik Rummo, Jaan Kaplinski, Erika Esop, Heljo Mänd, Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Christmas Night [Nääriöö]
    voice, piano
    Text: Irina Malyarova, Estonian translation by Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Do You Believe This? [Kas sa usud seda?]
    voice, piano
    Text: Dušan Radovic, translated by Juhan Saar
    Manuscript
  • Dog´s Song [Koeralaul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Musician [Pillimees]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Skiing Song [Suusalaul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Winter Evening song [Talvine õhtulaul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript

Instrumental works for children

  • Children´s Year Piano Album, Op. 62 [Lasteaasta klaverialbum op. 62]
    36 pieces for children music schools' pupils
    I Everybody Is Dancing (for children music schools' younger and middle grade pupils): 1. Chicken-dance; 2. Rooster-dance; 3. Bear-dance; 4. Cat-dance; 5. Joke-dance; 6. Round-dance; 7. Dance of the Boy and the Girl; 8. Violin-dance; 9. Clown-dance; 10. Sailor-dance; 11. Snowflakes-dance; 12. Dance of a Little Ballerina; 13. Witch-dance; 14. Cinderella-dance; 15. Old-dance; 16. Dwarfs-dance
    II Every Day Brings Something New (for children music schools' middle and older grade pupils): 17. Morning Takes the Dream Away from Eyes; 18. Walk; 19. Every Bird Has Its Own Song; 20. The Cat Is Sneaking; 21. Can´t Catch the Butterfly! 22. The Rain Makes Streams Flow; 23. The Wind and Leaving Birds; 24. The Musicians Are Marching By; 25. Trumpet Player's Evening Song; 26. The Night Brings the Dreams
    III The Clocks Are Ticking, the Bells Are Ringing (for children music schools older grade pupils): 27. Joyful Waiting; 28. Waiting Is so Long; 29. Funeral Bells; 30. Sleigh Bells
    IV Four Etudes (for children music schools' older grade pupils): 31. On the Bicycle; 32. Story About a Little Annoying Fly; 33. Game of Triads; 34. Ostinato
    35. Variations (for children music schools' older grade pupils): Theme. Andante animato; Variation I. Scherzo. Allegro agitato; Variation II. Conzona. Andante espressivo; Variation III. Passacaglia. Allegro capriccioso; Variation IV. Rondo. Allegro marcato
    VI Sonatina (for children music schools' older grade pupils): I Vivo scherzando; II Rondo. Allegretto semplice

    1979
    36'
    piano
    "The players are passing by" and "Story about a little annoying fly" on CD "Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers", EPTA (2002); Ia Remmel (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Four Moods on One Theme [Neli meeleolu ühele teemale]
    1st and 2nd part arranged after "Symphonic Dances, Op. 6"
    1. Careless. Giocoso
    2. Dreamy. Amoroso
    3. Lyrical. Pensieroso (Sostenuto molto)
    4. Capricious. Capriccioso (Allegro burlesco)

    1979
    6'
    piano
    CD "Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers", Estonian Piano Teachers Association (2002): Ia Remmel (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Easy Piano Pieces and Etudes, Op. 34 [Kergeid klaveripalu ja etüüde op. 34]
    1. The Puppet Is Dancing
    2. In Folk Mood
    3. Horn Piece
    4. Estonian Waltz
    5. Herdsman
    6. The Rain Is Dancing on the Windows
    7. Conflicts I
    8. Conflicts II
    9. Burlesque
    10. Mourning the Hero
    11.-14. Four Etudes: March; Scales; Joyful Jumps; Movements in Mirror (Reflections)
    1969
    17'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • 17 Piano Pieces for Children, Op. 13 [17 klaveripala lastele op. 13]
    1. In Folk Mood
    2. Woodpecker
    3. Crow Chicks
    4. Cuckoos Are Calling
    5. Sad Waltz (to Kadri)
    6. A Little Devilment
    7. Icicles Are Melting
    8. Dreams
    9. Etude
    10. Play and Quarrel
    11. Sad Tune
    12. Ballad
    13. Interesting Chords
    14. In the Henhouse
    15. Lullaby
    16. Improvisation
    17. Misterious Procession

    1960
    20'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Little Waltz [Väike valss]
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Signals [Signaalid]
    piano
    Manuscript

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for documentary "Celebration Song" [Muusika dokumentaalfilmile "Pidulaul"]
    Tallinfilm, directed by Leo Ilves
    1980
    clarinet, french horn, 2 trumpets, percussion, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “The Parson of Reigi”, Op. 56 [Muusika mängufilmile “Reigi õpetaja” op. 56]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Jüri Müür, Valentin Kuik
    1977
    symphony orchestra: 2122, soprano recorder, alto recorder, 2210, 1+2, celesta, harpsichord, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film “Clown and Kroops”, Op. 53 [Muusika nukufilmile “Kloun ja Kroops” op. 53]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Elbert Tuganov
    1. Allegretto
    2. Allegretto
    3. Allegretto
    4. Allegro
    5. Allegro moderato
    6. Allegro
    7. Allegro moderato
    8. Andante
    9. Allegro
    10. Allegro
    11. Allegro
    12. Allegro
    13. Con moto

    1976
    chamber orchestra: 1011, saxophone in Es, 0000, percussion, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary “Songs Are Singed”, Op. 51 [Muusika dokumentaalfilmile “Laulud nüüd lähevad” op. 51]
    directed by Arnold Altmäe
    1. Con moto
    2. Andante con moto
    3. Allegro moderato
    4. Allegro
    5. Maestoso con moto
    6. Maestoso con moto

    1975
    symphony orchestra: 2121, 2210, 1+1, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for film “Free Flight” [“Vabalend”], Op. 49
    1975
  • Music for feature film “Unusual Story”, Op. 43 [Muusika mängufilmile “Tavatu lugu” op. 43]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Kalju Komissarov
    1973
    orchestra: 2121, 2120, 1+2, bass guitar, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for film “A Will to Vouch” [“Tahe vastutada”], Op. 44
    1973
  • Music for feature film “Forest Captain”, Op. 41 No. 1 [Muusika mängufilmile “Metskapten” op. 41 nr. 1]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Kalju Komissarov
    1971
    flute, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, timpani, xylophone, cymbals, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film “Mart’s Bread”, Op. 41 No. 2 [Muusika nukufilmile “Mardileib” op. 41 nr. 2]
    directed by Heino Pars
    1. Allegro non troppo
    2. Allegro
    3. Moderato
    4. Allegro
    5. Allegretto
    6. Allegretto
    7. Moderato
    8. Allegro non troppo

    1971
    voice, symphony orchestra: 1111, 1101, 1+1, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “Between Three Plagues” [“Kolme katku vahel”], Op. 36
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Virve Aruoja, Jaan Tooming
    1970
  • Music for feature film “White Ship”, Op. 39 [Muusika mängufilmile “Valge laev” op. 39]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Kalju Komissarov
    1970
    13'
    light music orchestra: 2040, 2 alto saxophones, 4 tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone, 3440, 1+3, guitar, bass guitar, piano, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “Dark Windows” [“Pimedad aknad”], Op. 32, No. 1
    Eesti Telefilm, director Tõnis Kask
    1968
  • Music for feature film “People in Soldier's Coats” [“Inimesed sõdurisinelis”], Op. 32 No. 2
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Jüri Müür
    1968
  • Music for feature film “Letters From the Village of Blinds”, Op. 29 [Muusika mängufilmile “Kirjad sõgedate külast” op. 29]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Jüri Müür
    1. Andante
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    4. Andante
    5. Andante
    6. Andante
    7. Largo
    8. Allegro
    9. Lento
    10. Allegro
    11. Allegro
    12. Allegro
    13. Allegro

    1966
    symphony orchestra: 1131, 1200, 1+0, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film “Stubbornness”, Op. 28 [Muusika nukufilmile “Jonn” op. 28]
    directed by Elbert Tuganov
    1966
    orchestra: 0111, 0110, 1+2, guitar, piano, variola (electric organ), strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary “Kristjan Raud”, Op. 25 [Muusika dokumentaalfilmile “Kristjan Raud” op. 25]
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1. Andante
    2. Andante sostenuto
    3. Allegro

    1965
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+1, piano, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “To the Cold Land” [“Külmale maale”], Op. 24
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Virve Aruoja, Valdur Himbek
    1965
  • Music for feature film ”What Happened to Andres Lapeteus?", Op. 27 [Muusika mängufilmile “Mis juhtus Andres Lapeteusega” op. 27]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Grigori Kromanov
    1965
    symphony orchestra: 3232, 4331, 1+2, piano, harp, guitar, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “The New Old Heathen of Hell”, Op. 22 [Muusika mängufilmile “Põrgupõhja uus vanapagan” Op. 22]
    On the Earth (initial title)
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Jüri Müür, Grigori Kromanov
    1964
    naiskoor, symphony orchestra: 2232, 4231, 1+1, Estonian zither, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “The Men from One Village”, Op. 16 [Muusika mängufilmile “Ühe küla mehed” op. 16]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Jüri Müür
    1. Overture
    2. Anna-Liisa I
    3. Anna-Liisa II
    4. Anna-Liisa III
    5. Niglas I
    6. Niglas II
    7. Niglas III
    8. Radio Music
    9. Lighthouse
    10. Worry
    11. News
    12. Finale

    1961
    orchestra: 2032, alto saxophone in Es, 0330, 1+1, accordion, piano, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “In the Rain and in the Sunshine”, Op. 12 [Muusika mängufilmile “Vihmas ja päikeses” Op. 12]
    directed by Herbert Rappaport
    1. Moderato festivo
    2. Andante
    3. Moderato
    4. Moderato
    5. Andante
    6. Moderato marcato
    6a. Andante
    7. Agitato
    8. Andante animato
    9. Allegretto
    10. Moderato pesante
    11., 12. Moderato marcato
    13. Moderato marcato
    14. Commodo
    14a. Andante agitato
    15. Moderato marcato
    15a. Agitato molto
    16. Allegro non troppo
    17. Allegro moderato
    18. Andante
    19. Andantino
    19a. Andantino espressivo
    19b. Andante appassionata
    20. Andante con molto passione
    21. Andante sostenuto

    1960
    symphony orchestra: 2232, tenor saxophone in B, 4331, 1+1, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film “Uninvited Guests” ("When the Leaves Are Falling"), Op. 9 [Muusika mängufilmile “Kutsumata külalised” ("Kui lehed langevad") op. 9]
    Tallinna Kinostuudio, directed by Igor Yeltsov
    1959
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 2331, 1+1, strings
    Manuscript
  • "Choir of the Angels" from feature film "On the Earth" ("The New Old Heathen of Hell") ["Inglite koor" mängufilmist "Maa peal" ("Põrgupõhja uus vanapagan")]
    female choir, harp
    Text: Martin Luther
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film “Romp”, Op. 47 [Muusika joonisfilmile “Rüblik” op. 47]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    flute, clarinet, soprano sax, bassoon, 2 violins, cello, piano
    Publisher: Hans Sikorski
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film "Estonian SSR" [Muusika mängufilmile "Eesti NSV"]
    symphony orchestra: 3242, soprano saxophone, 4221, 1+1, piano (harp), strings
    Manuscript

Music to plays

  • Music for Henrik Ibsen´s play “Peer Gynt” [Muusika Henrik Ibseni näidendile “Peer Gynt”]
    based on Edvard Grieg´s themes
    1978
    piccolo flute, recorder, 2 soprano saxophones, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, violin, timpani, percussion, double bass, bass guitar
    Commissioned by: Estonian Drama Theatre
    Manuscript
  • Music for William Shakespeare´s play “Hamlet”, Op. 30 [Muusika William Shakespeare´i näidendile “Hamlet” op. 30]
    1. Introduction
    2. The King Arrives I
    3. Festive Hubbub from the Castle
    4. Interlude
    5. Actors Arrive
    6. Interlude
    7. End of Act 1
    8. Beginning of Act 2
    9. The King Arrives II
    10. Prologue for the Play
    11. Interlude
    12. Ophelia´s Songs I
    13. Interlude
    14. Ophelia´s Songs II
    15. Ingterlude
    16. Gravedigger´s Song
    17. Interlude
    18. The End

    1966
    voice, flute, 3 trumpets, trombone, timpani, tambourine
    Fp: Estonian Youth Theatre, director Voldemar Panso
    Manuscript
  • Music for Sophocles´ play “King Oidipus”, Op. 11 [Muusika Sophoklese näidendile “Kuningas Oidipus” op. 11]
    version from radio drama (1959)
    1963
    male choir, brass, percussion, strings
    Fp: February 17, 1963, Vanemuine Theatre, Tartu, Estonia; Symphony Orhestra of Vanemuine Theatre, conductor Erich Kõlar
  • Music for William Shakespeare´s play “The Merchant of Venice” [Muusika William Shakespeare´i näidendile “Veneetsia kaupmees”]
    1958
    choir, flute, 3 trumpets, french horn, cymbals, harp, violin, viola, cello
    Commissioned by: Vanemuine Theatre
  • Symphonic fragments for open-air spectacle “Mahtra War”, Op. 7 [Sümfoonilised fragmendid vabaõhuetendusele “Mahtra sõda” op. 7]
    1. Maestoso
    2. Grave
    3. Allegro
    4. Moderato con moto
    5. Agitato molto
    6. Andante fiero
    7. Agitato
    8. Allegro molto
    9. Allegro molto agitato

    1958
    20'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Commissioned by: Estonian Drama Theatre
    Manuscript
  • Music for Aadu Hint´s play “Allure Song” [Muusika Aadu Hindi näidendile “Peibutuslaul”]
    1. Overture
    2. Interlude
    3. Intermedium
    4. Sea Scenes
    5. Sea Scenes
    6. Introduction and Background to Scene 6
    7. Intermedium
    8. Intermedium
    9. Finale

    1956
    orchestra: 2222, 3221, 1+1, strings
    Commissioned by: Vanemuine Theatre
    Manuscript
  • Music for Konstantin Trenyov´s play “Lyubov Jarovaya” [Muusika Konstantin Trenjovi näidendile “Ljubov Jarovaja”]
    1. Overture
    2. Introduction to Act 2
    3. Ljubov´s Despair
    4. Introduction to Act 3
    5. Introduction to Act 5
    6. Battle Scene from Act 5
    7. Introduction to Scene 6
    8. Finale

    1952
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Commissioned by: Estonian Drama Theatre
    Manuscript
  • Music for Oskar Liigand's puppet play "Mats, Son of Mats" [Muusika Oskar Liigandi nukunäidendile "Mats, Matsi poeg"]
    1. Introduction
    2. Eagle´s Fall
    3. Squire Arrives
    4. Mats with Eagle
    5. Mats´s Song I
    6. Mats´s Song II
    7. Mats´s Song III
    8. Angry Squire
    9. Mats´s Song IV
    10. Intermedium
    11. The Eagle Takes Mats Back to the Coast
    12. End of Act 1
    13. Introduction to Act 2
    14. Midnight in the Castle
    15. The King´s Daughter Arrives to Reef Island
    16. Lizards´ Dance
    17. Battle with Dragon
    18. Terrifying Mats
    19. End of Act 2
    20. Introduction to Act 3
    21. The King´s Daughter´s Dance
    22. Mats Pulls Out the Dwarf
    23. Executing the Dwarf
    24.=9.
    25. Interlude
    26. Mats with Grain Bag
    27.=9.
    28. People´s Song I
    30. People´s Final Song

    voice, chamber orchestra: 1011, 0000, piano, 1st and 2nd violin, viola, cello
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet play "Goldielocks" [Muusika nukunäidendile "Kuldkihar"]
    1. Introduction and Heralds
    2. Iržik´s Song I
    3. Iržik´s Song II
    4. The King Appears
    5. A Hair Falls Out
    6. End of Scene 1
    7. Introduction to Scene 2
    8. Shepherd´s Song
    9. Fishermen´s Song
    10. Old Ladies
    11a. End of Scene 1
    11b. Crow Chicks
    12. Fishy
    13. Introduction to Scene 3
    14. Deer´s Run, Death and Resuscitation
    15. The King´s Daughters Appear
    16. Young Ladies Revieal Their Faces
    17. Introduction to Scene 4
    18. Gates Open. Swords
    19. Iržik and Goldielocks Arrive
    20. Iržik Appears After Resuscitation
    21. Finale

    voices, clarinet, piano, 2 violins, cello
    Manuscript

Music to radio drama

  • Music for Sophocles´ play “King Oidipus”, Op. 11 [Muusika Sophoklese näidendile “Kuningas Oidipus” op. 11]
    1959
    male choir, brass, percussion
    Fp: 1959, Estonian Radio
    Manuscript

FOLKSY MUSIC

  • Festive Dance [Pidulik tants]
    1973
    folk music ensemble
    Manuscript
  • Three Pieces for Folk Music Ensemble, Op. 18 [Kolm pala rahvamuusikaansamblile op. 18]
    1. Improvisation
    2. Waltz
    3. Burlesque
    1962
    6'
    clarinet, accordion, 2 Estonian zithers, 2 violins, double bass
    Commissioned by: Estonian Radio
    Manuscript

POPULAR MUSIC

Popular songs

  • Silver Boat [Hõbelaev]
    popular song
    1973
    4'
    Text: Villem Grünthal-Ridala
    Fp: Heli Lääts
  • Farewell Song [Lahkumislaul]
    1969
    4'
    Text: Ain Kaalep
    Fp: Helgi Sallo; 1969, Arne Oit Song Contest, Tallinn
  • We All Become Morello-trees [Kõik saame murelipuudeks]
    popular song
    1969
    3'
    Text: Mari Vallisoo
    CD “Heli Lääts. 76 parimat laulu” [“Heli Lääts. 76 Best Songs”], Hitivabrik (2004); Heli Lääts, Light Music Orchestra of the Estonian Radio, conductor Peeter Saul
    CD “Unustamatu Heli Lääts” [“Unforgettable Heli Lääts”], SE&JS (1994); Heli Lääts
  • I Repeat Your Name [Kordan sinu nime]
    1968
    4'
    voice, light music orchestra: 1050, 0440, guitar, bass guitar, harp, strings
    Text: Katri Vala
    Fp: Helgi Sallo; 1968, Tallinn, Arne Oit Song Contest
    CD „Muinaslugu sinilinnust“, Estmusic Publishing OÜ (2016); Maarja (in Estonian) / CD „Estonian Evergreens: Revival“, Estmusic Publishing OÜ (2016); Maarja (in English)
    CD “Valitud palad eesti klassikalisest muusikast”, Salva Kindlustus (2003); Helgi Sallo, Light Music Orchestra of Estonian Radio, conductor Eri Klas
    Manuscript
  • Bonfire Song [Lõkkelaul]
    1963
    3'
    voice, piano
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • Coast of the Native Country [Sünnimaa rannik]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • I Can Sing of Flowers [Ma oskan laulda lilledest]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Uno Laht
    Manuscript